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Waiting for Ranil to resign so Mahinda can be PM – Dinesh

MP Dinesh Gunawardena says the SLPP is waiting for PM Wickremesinghe to resign so that SLPP leader Mahinda Rajapaksa can take over as Prime Minister.


Nalin Bandara calls for collective resignation allowing Rajapaksa govt to fail

Deputy Minister Nalin Bandara insisted today that the Yahapalana Government should resign collectively and let the new government take over immediately.


Ranil says he will be PM in the next government.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (30) said that he will continue to be the Prime Minister of the new government if NDF wins the upcoming presidential election.


Sajith offers a populist agenda at inaugural rally

Premadasa launched his campaign at Galle face in Colombo, projecting his populist agenda and promising to appoint Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka to deal with National Security and the drug menace.


NGOs and UNP behind Gota citizenship case – SLPP

The SLPP expressed its hope for a decision in favour of the party’s presidential candidate Gotabaya Rajapaksa whose citizenship is being challenged in court.


PM has no right to summon Govt officials to Temple Trees – G. L.

Accusing Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe of illegal overreach, the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) charged today that the higher echelons of the Yahapalana government had placed undue pressure on law enforcement.


Did Ranil suffer a defeat at Cabinet today?

A majority of Ministers oppose a proposal to abolish the Executive Presidency which some say was proposed by the PM


Sajith writes to PM; seeks secret ballot; wavers on abolishing presidency

UNP deputy leader Sajith Premadasa has written to PM Wickremesnghe seeking a secret ballot from among the party's Working Committee and Parliamentary Group.


Speaker willing to run for President; abolishing presidency high priority

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya set out some conditions today in order to consider entering the fray, with abolishing the executive presidency high on the agenda.


SLFP not interested in Presidential poll aims to win Parliament -Sirisena

Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) to form the “next government of this country in 2020,” by focusing on the Parliamentary General elections due next year, and not on the Presidential elections in the next few weeks.


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